Open to God a heart of praise and a gate of generosity. O give thanks to the One who is good, whose steadfast love endures forever. Come to God’s side with a coat and a colt and a shout. O give thanks to the One who is good, whose steadfast love endures forever. Bless God’s… Read More
Whether you are waving palm branches from your front door, or waving the palms of your hands from your window, or colouring your paper palms for a virtual parade, you are welcome here! Share your ideas, your half-finished phrases, your hopes for this festival day like no other. I’ve got a nice stash of Percy… Read More
Socially distancing with my daughter Holy One, You are not distant. You are present and listening. And though I long for worship gatherings and hugs and coffee hour… for leisurely shopping sprees, and errands and to-do lists… I long for You more. For a sense of Your abiding love wrapping me in a cocoon of… Read More
The biggest thing on the minds of RevGal bloggers this week is, not surprisingly, the COVID-19 virus: how to keep ourselves and our families safe, how to care for the vulnerable people in our communities, how to lead worship without gathering in a large group, how to nurture community when we are physically separated. Ordinarily… Read More
Dear God, This is another coronavirus prayer. It seems impossible to talk to you about anything else without talking first about the pandemic. More than 1 million cases around the world now. A third of the globe’s population in some kind of lockdown. I know you know this, but all the conversations I have these… Read More
Which to choose… the part of the text about the mass protest, or the part of the text about touch… Lord, you do have a sense of humor. I’m sticking with chapter 11 for the majority of this post, but chapter 14 is one of my very favorite texts, in the end, I offer a… Read More
Son of God, come quickly to the aid
of your people.
Come quickly to places of grief and despair.
Come quickly to places devoid of the usual
Come quickly to places of hopelessness …. Read More
Out of the depths, I cry to you- The depths of my anxiety. The depths of my grief. The depths of my frustration. The depths of my pain. The depths of my fear. Out of the depths, I cry to you- For those who are exhausted. For those who are sick. For those who have… Read More
Inspired by Psalm 13 How long, O God Will I have to stay in this house. How long will this quarantine keep me from hugs of friends and the embrace of my mom. How long, O God will I have to worry about catching this disease and concern myself of how severe it will capture… Read More
“I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the… Read More